American Airlines intends to operate the B787-9 on its Dallas/Fort Worth–Seoul Incheon route starting next year.

According to, the Oneworld member currently operates the B777-200ER on the route, but will replace this with the Dreamliner from February 16, 2017.

The decision means that American Airlines can introduce a premium economy product on its flights to Seoul.

There will be 30 seats in business (1-2-1), 21 in premium economy (2-3-2) and 234 in Main Cabin economy (3-3-3), of which 27 have been designated as Main Cabin Extra seats with up to six inches of extra legroom.

Service times will remain unchanged, with flight AA281 departing Dallas daily at 1050 and arriving in Seoul at 1625 the following day. The return flight, AA280 takes off from Incheon at 1830 before touching back down in Dallas at 0610.

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